Aleks Kurgvel papers
Personal documents, correspondence, professional documents regarding Aleks Kurgvel's work in the Intelligence Service.
Language of Materials
Estonian, German, English, Russian, Finnish
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13.09.1904 - 16.07.1982 New York, New York, U.S.A. Born in Kuressaare, Estonia (Aleksei Kurgvel). Wife: Salme Kurgvel (nee Epler, 1909, married in 1928); sons: Jaan (1931) and Rein (1939) Krugvel. Worked in the Intelligence Service.
1 Linear foot
Collection is organized into five series and 27 folders. Series I Personal and biographical documents, Series II Correspondence, Series III Professional and societal activities, Series IV Collected materials, and Series V Photographs.
Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
Collection of Sõjavägede Staap in the National Archives of Estonia: ERA.495; Personal collection of Saarsen, Villem in EAU (Lakewood): E242; Personal collection of Madise, Juhan in the EAU: IHRC3138
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